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A man stands in the mining shaft holding an instrument to test the gas levels in the mine.
Miners Workshop-Safety and Accident Prevention. Members of local unions from mining counties take this short refresher course to prepare to take the State Mine Examination.
Group portrait of a mine safety team at Thomas, W. Va.
Crowds gather to watch miners participate in Safety Day exercises.
Miner sitting in between posts that hold the roof of the mine up. 'Safety First is stressed in every possible way at White Oak mines.  Note the posts to protect this man at his labor.  He is waiting for another mine car so he can clean up his working place and make it ready for the mining machine crew who will cut it during the night, ready for him to work tomorrow.'
Group of miners in a safety class.
'Safety first is stressed in every possible way in White Oak mines. Note the posts set to protect this man at his labor. He is waiting for another mine car so he can clean up his work place and make it ready for the mining machine crew who will cut it during the night ready for him to work tomorrow.'
Two miners dust the side walls of Mine No. 207 for safety.
Two miners dust the rocks at Consol Mine No. 207 for safety.
Man properly carrying prop and setting safety timber.